When it comes to starting a fitness plan, it’s no surprise that the best results are achieved when inspiration and motivation connect. Reading a health and fitness blog can feel inspiring, but finding the motivation to implement what you just read is where many of us fall short. No, we’re not lazy or unwilling, life just doesn’t make it easy! It’s even more challenging for those of us who travel frequently for our jobs.
We can’t promise it will be easy, but we’ve selected our top five favorite fitness apps that are sure to bring inspiration and motivation together, helping you achieve your goals long before New Year’s resolution season arrives! The best part – these apps travel with you wherever you go, keeping your motivation alive. And due to their interactive nature, you won't stop feeling inspired day after day.
Our Top 5 Favorite Fitness Apps
Nike Training Club One of the most versitle apps, Nike Training Club offers a range of ways to workout most of which require no equipment, making it perfect for business travelers. There are video tutorials for each workout, rewards for logged fitness minutes, workout sharing with your friends, and you can set reminders for yourself by syncing up with your calendar. Most workouts are 15-30 minutes and completely personalized based on your needs.
MapMyFitness One of the best things about running and walking is that they can be done anywhere. All they require are the proper shoes and workout clothes, and you’re off! Where it gets more complicated is when it comes to navigation, especially when you’re traveling. MapMyFitness allows you to track your mileage, see some sights and find your way back to your hotel safe and sound.
MyFitnessPal Whether you want to lose weight, tone up, get healthy or learn more about your eating habits, check out MyFitnessPal. No matter what your goal is, this app provides the tools, support, and motivation you need to succeed. The key to success on MyFitnessPal is consistent tracking. As you track, you’ll learn about your eating habits and how to make healthier choices.
Studio Tone It Up: Workouts Train anywhere you want with these on-demand fun workout routines that will sculpt and tone. You can also track your workouts and check in with the TIP community of amazing and motivated women!
Yoga Studio For the Zen masters, Yoga Studio includes 65 ready-made classes. Choose your level (beginner, intermediate or advanced), duration (15, 30 or 60 minutes) and focus (strength, flexibility, relaxation, balance or combination) to find the perfect class for you. According to Yoga Studio, learning how to move from one pose to the next is important - just as important as learning the poses themselves. All Yoga Studio classes come with full HD video and teacher commentary that's clear and easy to follow.